Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, The (CBC)
- Homepage: http://www.cbc.ca/
November 2002: "The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation was created as a Crown Corporation in 1936 by an Act of Parliament following a Royal Commission that was concerned about the growing American influence in radio. Today CBC is Canada's largest cultural institution....CBC provides services in English and French including programming for three platforms: Radio, Television, and Internet."
"CBC is the only English-Language television broadcaster in Canada providing significant and distinctive Canadian programming in prime time."
Role Name Type Last Updated Owner of (partial or full, past or present) CBC (Candadian Broadcasting Company) Source Organization Executive (past or present) Sue Gardner Person Feb 8, 2011 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Neil MacDonald Person Aug 11, 2005 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Morley Safer Person Feb 4, 2008
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 03, 2009 DPI vendor says 90% of ISPs engage in traffic discrimination
QUOTE: Sandvine makes deep packet inspection hardware that can identify and then block... user traffic coming from particular applications such as Skype or BitTorrent clients. The 160 worldwide ISPs who use the company's products love this particular capability so much that a full 90 percent of them employ it to "manage" their networks in a discriminatory way.
Ars Technica Nov 25, 2008 Students drop Shinerama fundraiser for illness targeting Caucasians
QUOTE: Students at an Ottawa university are pulling out of a Canada-wide fundraiser that provides close to $1 million a year for cystic fibrosis research and treatment, arguing that the disease "has been recently revealed to only affect white people, and primarily men"
CBC (Candadian Broadcasting Company) Aug 02, 2007 Ambassador Bridge controversy highlights cultural divide: The span connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario emphasizes the sibling rivalry of the US and Canada.
QUOTE: Detroit wants the next thoroughfare to come through the city. Windsor wants it anywhere but in its own backyard. And that difference highlights the cultural dissimilarities of these two cities and countries.
Christian Science Monitor Jun 07, 2006 Terrorism Allegations Detailed In Canada: Parliament Among Group's Targets, Summary Indicates
QUOTE: Suspects arrested last weekend in an alleged terrorism plot planned to storm the Canadian Parliament and hold politicians hostage, and at least one wanted to behead the prime minister if demands to withdraw Canada's troops from Afghanistan were not met...
Washington Post Jun 24, 2005 Ethics of stockpiling flu drugs for doctors' relatives questioned
QUOTE: Some Canadian doctors are quietly building personal stockpiles of an antiviral flu drug for their families in case of a pandemic, but the practice may be viewed as unethical.
CBC (Candadian Broadcasting Company) Feb 06, 2003 Territories walk away from health care deal, provinces sign reluctantly
QUOTE: The three northern leaders are angry over the lack of flexibility by Ottawa. Because of their smaller populations the territories say they're being treated unfairly.
CBC (Candadian Broadcasting Company) Oct 01, 2002 California takes junk e-mailer to court
QUOTE: The state of California has filed a lawsuit against a marketing company over its use of e-mail to advertise. It's believed to be the first time a state has launched such an action.
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